Famous Deaths In 1542
Friday, 21 January 2022
Jan 10 On this day in history death of gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
Feb 01 On this day in history death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)
Feb 13 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded died on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1542 hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R
Jun 19 Leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer died in the year 1542.
Aug 24 On this day in history death of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)
Aug 29 On this day in history death of cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
Sep 16 In the year 1542 death of diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded
Sep 21 On this day in history death of juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet
Oct 06 Thomas Wyatt, English poet (b. 1503) died in the year 1542.
Oct 27 Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies on this day in history.
Dec 14 James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on this day in history.
Dec 28 On this day in history albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52